When Women Blow It

By |June 12th, 2017|

When Women Blow It photo via Theresa May Gallery Theresa May has survived – at least for now. On Sunday George Osborne said that “we could easily get to the middle of next week and it all collapses for her”. But from the moment we heard the reasonably hearty desk-banging as May arrived [...]

Trump Against the World on Climate, Kathy Griffin Under Assault

By |June 2nd, 2017|

Trump Against the World on Paris Climate Accord

#JFK100

By |May 29th, 2017|

#JFK100 MY ENTIRE life was shaped by witnessing my siblings' response to J.F.K. The events inspired my one-woman show in 2005, "Weeping for JFK," produced & performed in Los Angeles. Studying JFK & Jackie became a love affair for me because of their complicated and fraught relationship, & their destiny to imprint a [...]

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For Ugly American President, Bad News Leads on Memorial Day

By |May 26th, 2017|

For Ugly American President, Bad News Leads on Memorial Day The first group of women graduated from United States Army infantry training last week, but with soldiers obscured by body armor, camouflage face paint and smoke grenades, it was almost impossible to distinguish the mixed-gender squads in the steamy woods from those of [...]

Trumpcare Hits Senate Wall, Democrats See 2018 Rallying Cry

By |May 5th, 2017|

Trumpcare Hits Senate Wall, Democrats See 2018 Rallying Cry Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a senior Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, said it will take weeks or maybe months for the Senate to develop a plan because many lawmakers in the chamber haven’t yet engaged on the issue. “There hasn’t been any health [...]

‘The Arrangement’, Romance and HEA

By |May 4th, 2017|

'The Arrangement', Romance and HEA photo: Christine Evangelista and Josh Henderson; via Variety, courtesy of E! BEFORE ITS DEBUT, E!'s "The Arrangement" was marketed as a titillating fictional version of the Tom Cruise and Katy Holmes story, complete with a guru and "The Institute of the Higher Mind" model meant to mimic Scientology. [...]

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‘Girls’ Became Worthy, Memorable, and Important

By |April 19th, 2017|

“Girls,” and me: I was a 20-something New York City resident, too, and it changed my life.photo compilation: Vulture THE FINEST season was the last for "Girls." The writing was never better, and the finale felt real, memorable, and worthy of contemplation. "Girls" became an important series, because it never worried about fitting [...]

Hillary Shattered, 1-Star Reviews, Bernie Said What?

By |April 18th, 2017|

Hillary Shattered, 1-Star Reviews, Bernie Said What? 10. President Obama thought her handling of the server scandal "amounted to political malpractice." - Mike Allen [Axios] THE AUTOPSY is excruciating for many Hillary Clinton supporters, but it was inevitable. Whether you read Shattered, by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, or read Mike Allen's short [...]

As the World Churns *Updated*

By |April 10th, 2017|

As the World Churns Fox News' parent company, 21st Century Fox, will open an investigation into sexual harassment claims against Bill O'Reilly, an attorney who represents one of his accusers said Sunday. [CNN Money] THE WORLDS keeps churning. The Navy Times reports that the Carl Vinson carrier strike group is moving into the [...]

Trump-Putin Connection: Blackwater’s Prince Secret Russian Meeting

By |April 4th, 2017|

Trump-Putin Connection: Blackwater's Prince Secret Russian Meeting The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladi­mir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to U.S., European [...]